Category Archives: AD 1921

Today in HisStory March 3

Congress established the US Mint. (1791) First US internal revenue act was enacted. It taxed distilled spirits and carriages. (1791) Richard Allen founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church. (1794) First impeachment trial of a US federal judge, John Pickering, began. … Continue reading

Posted in 03 March, AD 1791, AD 1794, AD 1803, AD 1805, AD 1812, AD 1813, AD 1815, AD 1817, AD 1820, AD 1829, AD 1837, AD 1842, AD 1845, AD 1847, AD 1849, AD 1853, AD 1855, AD 1861, AD 1862, AD 1863, AD 1865, AD 1871, AD 1873, AD 1879, AD 1885, AD 1887, AD 1891, AD 1899, AD 1900, AD 1903, AD 1904, AD 1910, AD 1921, AD 1923, AD 1931, AD 1933, AD 1939, AD 1943, AD 1959, AD 1972, AD 1991, AD 2013, AD 2017, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – January 29

Abbot Gildas, who gave us the earliest history we have of the British Celts, died. (570 AD) Priest Ulrich Zwingli presented Sixty-Seven Articles for the consideration of Zurich including these: The sum and substance of the Gospel is that our Lord … Continue reading

Posted in 01 January, AD 0570, AD 1523, AD 1555, AD 1595, AD 1737, AD 1781, AD 1785, AD 1802, AD 1820, AD 1834, AD 1840, AD 1845, AD 1850, AD 1856, AD 1861, AD 1863, AD 1879, AD 1882, AD 1886, AD 1892, AD 1896, AD 1905, AD 1907, AD 1917, AD 1920, AD 1921, AD 1924, AD 1929, AD 1936, AD 1944, AD 1959, AD 1966, AD 1985, AD 1989, AD 2002, AD 2014, AD 2015, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – January 20

Fabian, Bishop of Rome for fourteen years, was the first martyr by Emperor Decius who determined to smash Christianity. Almost 2,000 years later, Christianity is still strong. (250 AD) Bishop Simeon of Beth Ashram, from Arabia, traveled from the Lakhmid … Continue reading

Posted in 01 January, AD 0250, AD 0524, AD 1265, AD 1569, AD 1669, AD 1788, AD 1801, AD 1813, AD 1841, AD 1869, AD 1870, AD 1887, AD 1903, AD 1908, AD 1918, AD 1920, AD 1921, AD 1929, AD 1930, AD 1935, AD 1937, AD 1942, AD 1943, AD 1944, AD 1945, AD 1949, AD 1952, AD 1953, AD 1954, AD 1961, AD 1971, AD 1980, AD 1981, AD 1989, AD 1993, AD 2009, AD 2017, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – January 9

St. Adrian of Canterbury, an African minister, died. Well-educated, he had made Canterbury a center of learning for the British isles. (710 AD) 700 Jews of Basel, Switzerland were burned alive in their houses. (1349) Judges’ investigations for the trial … Continue reading

Posted in 01 January, AD 0710, AD 1349, AD 1431, AD 1493, AD 1569, AD 1570, AD 1768, AD 1776, AD 1793, AD 1839, AD 1858, AD 1861, AD 1880, AD 1921, AD 1936, AD 1941, AD 1942, AD 1944, AD 1945, AD 1956, AD 1969, AD 1970, AD 1990, AD 2007, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – January 5

Anabaptist reformer Felix Manz was drowned in punishment for preaching adult baptism. This was the first Protestant in history to be martyred at the hands of other Protestants. (1527) The first legal divorce in the American colonies was when Anne … Continue reading

Posted in 01 January, AD 1527, AD 1643, AD 1709, AD 1743, AD 1776, AD 1781, AD 1825, AD 1836, AD 1846, AD 1859, AD 1861, AD 1875, AD 1886, AD 1895, AD 1904, AD 1919, AD 1921, AD 1922, AD 1930, AD 1933, AD 1939, AD 1940, AD 1943, AD 1945, AD 1949, AD 1959, AD 1968, AD 1971, AD 1972, AD 1993, AD 1998, AD 2005, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – January 2

Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered a slaughter of Christians at an English town which, because of the event, became known as Lichfield. Lichfield means field of corpses. (303 AD) The Alamanni crossed the frozen Rhine River in large numbers and invaded … Continue reading

Posted in 01 January, AD 0303, AD 0366, AD 1570, AD 1776, AD 1788, AD 1791, AD 1792, AD 1800, AD 1811, AD 1890, AD 1900, AD 1903, AD 1905, AD 1906, AD 1909, AD 1920, AD 1921, AD 1923, AD 1929, AD 1935, AD 1942, AD 1945, AD 1965, AD 1966, AD 1971, AD 1974, AD 1999, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – December 31

80,000 Vandals, Alans, and Suebians crossed the Rhine at Mainz beginning an invasion of Gallia. (406 AD) Willem van Orange, leader of the Dutch Protestant revolt against Spain, demanded freedom of conscience/religion. (1564) British East India Company was chartered. (1600) … Continue reading

Posted in 12 - December, AD 0406, AD 1564, AD 1600, AD 1695, AD 1700, AD 1712, AD 1744, AD 1770, AD 1775, AD 1781, AD 1783, AD 1857, AD 1861, AD 1862, AD 1879, AD 1890, AD 1904, AD 1907, AD 1911, AD 1921, AD 1924, AD 1935, AD 1944, AD 1945, AD 1946, AD 1951, AD 1958, AD 1961, AD 1977, AD 1999, AD 2004, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – December 22

After three years imprisonment with torture, Julian “The Little” Hernandez was burned to death in Seville, Spain for distributing Spanish language Bibles and Protestant literature and rejecting fasts and mortifications as a means of salvation. (1560) Hugh McKail, a Covenanter … Continue reading

Posted in 12 - December, AD 1560, AD 1666, AD 1772, AD 1775, AD 1808, AD 1814, AD 1838, AD 1849, AD 1877, AD 1882, AD 1884, AD 1894, AD 1899, AD 1900, AD 1921, AD 1927, AD 1939, AD 1956, AD 1968, AD 1989, AD 1994, AD 2010, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – December 6

St. Nicholas died. (343 AD) Thomas Aquinas had a vision of Christ. (1273) Thomas Pride prevented 96 presbyterians from sitting in the English parliament. (1648) Father Louis Hennepin, visiting the Niagara Falls, drew the first known sketch of the awe-inspiring … Continue reading

Posted in 12 - December, AD 0343, AD 1273, AD 1648, AD 1678, AD 1768, AD 1787, AD 1790, AD 1825, AD 1829, AD 1849, AD 1865, AD 1870, AD 1876, AD 1877, AD 1884, AD 1907, AD 1912, AD 1921, AD 1923, AD 1933, AD 1940, AD 1947, AD 1956, AD 1964, AD 1973, AD 1998, AD 2005, AD 2006, Date, Year | Leave a comment

Today in HisStory – November 23

Clement, fourth bishop of Rome, was martyred. (101 AD) Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne arrived at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III. (800 AD) Flemish pretender to the English throne Perkin Warbeck was hanged for reportedly attempting … Continue reading

Posted in 11 November, AD 0101, AD 0800, AD 1499, AD 1644, AD 1654, AD 1848, AD 1859, AD 1863, AD 1869, AD 1889, AD 1909, AD 1921, AD 1936, AD 1942, AD 1959, AD 1963, AD 1974, AD 2005, AD 2012, AD 2014, AD 2015, Date, Year | Leave a comment